hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia

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Ancient Greek ἑξακόσιοι (heksakósioi, six hundred) + ἑξήκοντα (heksḗkonta, sixty) + ἕξ (héks, six) + +‎ -phobia

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hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Christianity) Fear of the number 666
    • 2008 May 6, Deborah Aaronson; Kwan, Kevin, Luck: The Essential Guide, ISBN 9780061491153, LCCN 2007046193, OL 21557796M, page 132:
      You'll see “lucky” 666 in many shop windows across China, which may come as a shock to believers in the Beast and those with hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.
    • 2009 November 3, Patricia Kirkman; Gleason, Katherine A., The Complete Idiot's Guide: Numerology Workbook[1], ISBN 9781101149065, OL 24305097M:
      Fear of certain numbers will not help you. Just ask someone who suffers from triskaidekaphobia, tetraphobia, or hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia.

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